Ford unveils lineup for Europe to outpace gas and diesel vehicle sales by 2022 – gpgmail

[ad_1] Ford unveiled a range of hybrid vehicles Tuesday at the Frankfurt Motor Show as part of its plan to reach sales of 1 million electrified vehicles in Europe by the end of 2022. Ford introduced hybrid and plug-in hybrid versions of the Mondeo wagon, Puma compact crossover, Kuga (shown below) and Explorer SUVs as well […]

Wikipedia blames malicious DDOS attack after site goes down across Europe, Middle East – gpgmail

[ad_1] Wikipedia was forced offline in several countries Friday after a cyber attack hit the global encyclopedia. Users across Europe and parts of the Middle East experienced outages shortly before 7pm, BST, according to downdetector.com. Wikimedia’s German Twitter account posted: “The Wikimedia server…is currently being paralysed by a massive and very broad DDOS [distributed denial […]

Roku expands its TV licensing program to Europe – gpgmail

[ad_1] Roku TV today represents more than 1 in 3 smart TVs sold in the U.S. Now, the company is bringing its TV licensing program to European markets. At the consumer tech show IFA in Berlin, Roku announced it will now allow manufacturers to license its TV reference designs and use its Roku OS to […]

Mental health websites in Europe found sharing user data for ads – gpgmail

[ad_1] Research by a privacy rights advocacy group has found popular mental health websites in the EU are sharing users’ sensitive personal data with advertisers. Europeans going online to seek support with mental health issues are having sensitive health data tracked and passed to third parties, according to Privacy International’s findings — including depression websites […]

Presight Capital raises $80M fund to connect US startups with Europe – gpgmail

[ad_1] Presight Capital, the international venture arm of Aperion Investment Group, is announcing that it’s closed its first fund of $80 million. Aperion is the family office of German entrepreneur Christian Angermayer (pictured above), who previously co-founded pharmaceutical company Ribopharma. Angermayer told me he sees his investments as a way for him to continue building […]

Takeaway and Just Eat to merge in $10B deal to take on Deliveroo and Uber Eats in Europe – gpgmail

[ad_1] The food delivery wars in Europe remain hotter than a vindaloo, and that’s leading to some major consolidation: today Just Eat and Takeaway.com, two of the bigger take-out and delivery businesses in the region, announced that they are in the “advanced stages” of a merger. The deal would help them combine forces and take […]